2013 Convention

March 20 - 23 • Hilton Portland & Executive Tower • Portland, OR

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Hilton Portland & Executive Tower - Exterior
2013 Convention Hotel
Hilton Portland &
Executive Tower

921 SW 6th Avenue

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Hilton Portland Lobby

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"I could not have anticipated the culminating effect of being in one stimulating discussion after another. It was as if I had stumbled upon a magical place, and once I crossed its threshold, everyone there greeted me with 'Welcome! We have been waiting for you.'" Read complete story.

MeKoi Scott
Omicron Psi Chapter, Auburn University, Montgomery, Montgomery, AL
2011 Convention

Hotel Information

All official convention activities will take place in the

Hilton Portland & Executive Tower
921 SW 6th Avenue
Portland, OR 97204

The Hilton Portland & Executive Tower consists of two buildings, the landmark Hilton Portland and the elegant Executive Tower. Together they make the largest hotel in the state of Oregon.

All meeting rooms are in the Hilton Portland with one exception. The Salon Ballroom is located in the lower level of the Executive Tower (kitty-corner across the street from the Hilton Portland).

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Hotel Reservations

The convention room block is split between the Hilton Portland (Main Building) and the Executive Tower. Sigma Tau Delta's special daily room rates for single to quadruple occupancy (excluding taxes) are $125-145.

Rooms will be available at these special group rates until February 19, 2013, or until the room block is full, whichever comes first.

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The Executive Tower is located kitty-corner across the street from the Hilton Portland. The street address for the Executive Tower is 545 SW Taylor St.

NOTE: Each building has its own check-in desk. Please review your reservation confirmation for building assignment.

Need a Roommate?

Email the Central Office at englishconvention@niu.edu.
Please include:

We must receive your request by February 19, 2013. Sigma Tau Delta is not responsible for roommate compatibility. Attendees are responsible for their own reservations and expenses.

Ground Transportation

The Hilton Portland & Executive Tower is located just 9 miles from Portland International Airport.

TriMet MAX Red Line Light Rail

Fare: $2.50 one-way

Easy, fun, and inexpensive, MAX Red Line trains depart Portland International Airport every 15 minutes or better daily between 4:58 a.m. and 11:49 p.m. for the approximately 40-minute ride to downtown Portland. There's a stop just one block from the Hilton Portland! Exit the train at the Mall/SW 5th Ave MAX Station. Walk a very short distance to the Hilton Portland & Executive Tower (921 SW 6th Ave).

The MAX Station is located near the baggage claim area on the lower level of the airport. For more information and to view a short video on the MAX Light Rail experience, visit the MAX Light Rail website.

Blue Star "Downtown Express" Airport Shuttle

Fare: $14 one-way; $24 round-trip

The Downtown Express Airport Shuttle departs Portland International Airport to downtown Portland hotels every 30 minutes from 7:00 a.m. to 12:30 a.m. Travel time to the Hilton Portland & Executive Tower is approximately 20-30 minutes depending on traffic and time of day. No reservation is required. The shuttle is located outside of the baggage claim area at the Island #2 Scheduled Buses and Vans pick-up area.

Driving Directions to the Hotel

Map and Driving Directions to Hotel

Parking Information

Limited hotel valet parking is available in the Hilton Portland Wednesday-Saturday at the special group rate of $15 per night.

If your room assignment states EXECUTIVE TOWER, you may arrive and park there directly. The Executive Tower garage parking rate is $22 per night for registered overnight guests.